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RNLAF Grounds Pilatus PC-7 Training Aircraft

RNLAF Pilatus PC-7 Trainers in flight [©RNLAF]

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) suspects the presence of Chromium-6 in its Pilatus PC-7 training aircraft and has grounded them.

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News Release, 05 February 2021: [auto-translation] Chrome-6 was possibly detected today during maintenance work in the 13 PC-7 training aircraft of 131 Squadron at Woensdrecht.

Further investigation will take place. As a precaution, therefore, the aircraft will not be flown next week.

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